Daily Archives: January 16, 2014

Airframe Icing and Loss of Control In-flight — More than just a weight issue


Airframe icing and its affect on an aircraft is a complex issue.  Icing adds weight to the aircraft and alters the characteristics of the airfoil.  To prevent or remove airfoil icing, anti-ice and de-ice systems are employed.  These systems, however, …

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